Can somebody explain how the "invests" are named, or numbered?
Seems to me we've had several 91's and a couple of 93's and more than one 96 so far this year --- enlighten me por favor?
Coordinates? Just guessing.
Posted By: klcman
Re: names for disturbances - 10/20/08 05:53 PM
A friend of mine, close to NOAA, says they don't even know how/when/why the term was meant to be used or numbered. It apparently surfaced for the first time in early September, relative to discovery from a Sat passover and at one time the same designator was used for storms in both the Pacific & Atlantic. Some thinking is that "Invest" is a flag the comp's setup for NOAA staff to "Investigate" - but who knows.
Posted By: SP Daily
Re: names for disturbances - 10/20/08 05:55 PM
Its in honour of "Invest In Belize" Real Estate here in San Pedro Town